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Fears proposal for 6,000 more homes could bring Bedford to breaking point

A government order to build thousands more new homes could bring Bedford to breaking point.

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Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway Park receive £8,000 for funding

Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway Trust have been granted £8,300 by Central Bedfordshire Council to improve the park.

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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

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Popular brand of kids’ water bottles recalled due to choking fears

Popular brand of kids’ water bottles recalled due to choking fears

A popular brand of children’s drinking bottle has been recalled by the manufacturer due to a risk of choking being identified.

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Disney Frozen socks recalled over cancer fears

A line of Disney Frozen socks have been recalled by their manufacturer due to concerns that it may contain a cancer-causing chemical.

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Britain's biggest 'fatberg' weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

Here’s why you shouldn’t put oil down the sink

Britain’s biggest ‘fatberg’ weighing a massive 130-tonnes and stretching more than n 850 feet has been lurking under the streets of Whitechapel.

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Tesco recalls biscuits due to allergy fears

Tesco recalls biscuits due to allergy fears

Tesco has recalled one of its own brand of biscuits because of allergy fears.

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There’s only one month left to spend your old pound coins

Look under your sofa, empty your piggy bank and check your pockets – there are only 30 days left to spend the old £1 coin before it becomes worthless.

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Johnny, two and a hlaf, getting his first taste of tennis.

Bedford bids for tennis funding

Russell Park’s tennis courts have been home to Bedford’s tennis-lovers for years and its about time they received a facelift.

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Call of Duty fund to help veterans expands support to the UK

Call of Duty fund to help veterans expands support to the UK

The Call of Duty Endowment, a fund launched off the back of one of the world’s most popular video game franchises, will be supporting UK veterans.

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BREAKING: Bedford Hospital to be taken over by Luton & Dunstable

Bedford Hospital is set to be taken over by Luton & Dunstable, it will be officially announced tomorrow.

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Backlash against Lidl for removing Christian symbols from packaging

Backlash against Lidl for removing Christian symbols from packaging

Budget supermarket Lidl is facing a backlash after airbrushing Christian symbols from packaging in order to remain ‘religiously neutral’.

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VIDEO: The top 50 workers’ grumbles revealed - including IT, air con and printers

The average worker spends the equivalent of two weeks a year GRUMBLING - with the top gripes about IT, air con and printers, a study has found.

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The last Class 319 train leaves Bedford for the final time

Trainspotters wave off last of old Thameslink fleet from Bedford station

It was out with the old and in with the new – as enthusiastic trainspotters waved off the last of Thameslink’s old fleet at Bedford station.

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Half of workers disobey ‘silly’ rules set by bosses

Half of workers disobey ‘silly’ rules set by bosses

New research from independent job board, CV-Library, has found that one third (36.8 per cent) of workplaces in the UK have ridiculous rules in place, with one in five (22.5 per cent) workers stating that they feel they can’t be trusted as a result.

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Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

Average family wastes 2.25kg of food a month

The average British family is wasting over TWO kgs of food every month.

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Improvement scheme announced for Bedford’s Lurke Street car park

A one-way system is to be introduced as part of major improvement plans for Lurke Street multi-storey car park in Bedford.

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Ex-Councillor Shan Hunt being handed her Honorary Alderman of Bedford Borough certificate by Mayor Frank Branston.

Bedford’s second oldest newspaper to cease publication

Bedford’s second-oldest newspaper will end its 40-year run later this year.

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Maths protege from Wobrun Sands hand-picked to join multi-national giant Dyson

Former Redborne Upper School student Niamh Turney has become one of the first young people hand-picked to embark on a innovative degree course with multinational technology giant Dyson.

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Up to 2 million customers personal data stolen after electronics retailer CEX is hacked

A cyber-attack on Electronics retailer CeX has compromised the personal data of up to 2 million customers, the company has confirmed.

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